552: Will Storr | Understanding Social Position and the Status Game


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Will Storr (@wstorr) is an award-winning investigative journalist and best-selling author. His latest book is The Status Game: On Social Position and How We Use It.

What We Discuss with Will Storr:

  • The evolutionary purpose of status and why it's always been important for human survival.
  • How seeking status spurs innovation.
  • The three kinds of status games we've been playing throughout human history: dominance, virtue, and success.
  • The connection between low status and depression: why Will believes that Jeffrey Epstein did kill himself.
  • Why you might choose a higher status title at work instead of a pay raise.
  • And much more...

Full show notes and resources can be found here: jordanharbinger.com/552

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